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1983 Drafted Defensive Backs

There were 40 Defensive Backs drafted in the 1983 NFL draft. The highest drafted DB was Terry Kinard drafted in round 1 out of Clemson by the New York Giants. Some of the 1983 drafted Defensive Backs were Tim Lewis drafted in round 1 out of Pittsburgh by the Green Bay Packers, Leonard Smith drafted in round 1 out of McNeese State by the St. Louis Cardinals, Joey Browner drafted in round 1 out of USC by the Minnesota Vikings, Gill Byrd drafted in round 1 out of San Jose State by the San Diego Chargers, Darrell Green drafted in round 1 out of Texas A&M - Kingsville by the Washington Redskins, Mike Richardson drafted in round 2 out of Arizona State by the Chicago Bears, Wes Hopkins drafted in round 2 out of Southern Methodist by the Philadelphia Eagles, Keith Bostic drafted in round 2 out of Michigan by the Houston Oilers and Jim Britt drafted in round 2 out of Louisiana State by the Atlanta Falcons. View all of the Defensive Backs selected in the 1983 Draft.
1983 Drafted Defensive Backs
Round Selection Player College Drafted By
1 10   Terry Kinard   Clemson   New York Giants
1 11   Tim Lewis   Pittsburgh   Green Bay Packers
1 17   Leonard Smith   McNeese State   St. Louis Cardinals
1 19   Joey Browner   USC   Minnesota Vikings
1 22   Gill Byrd   San Jose State   San Diego Chargers
1 28   Darrell Green   Texas A&M - Kingsville   Washington Redskins
2 33   Mike Richardson   Arizona State   Chicago Bears
2 35   Wes Hopkins   Southern Methodist   Philadelphia Eagles
2 42   Keith Bostic   Michigan   Houston Oilers
2 43   Jim Britt   Louisiana State   Atlanta Falcons
2 44   Cedric Mack   Baylor   St. Louis Cardinals
2 53   Ray Horton   Washington   Cincinnati Bengals
3 61   Albert Lewis   Grambling State   Kansas City Chiefs
3 64   Dave Duerson   Notre Dame   Chicago Bears
3 72   Jeremiah Castille   Alabama   Tampa Bay Buccaneers
3 81   Jimmy Turner   UCLA   Cincinnati Bengals
3 83   Steve Brown   Oregon   Houston Oilers
4 86   Greg Hill   Oklahoma State   Houston Oilers
4 90   Tom Holmoe   Brigham Young   San Francisco 49ers
4 95   Danny Walters   Arkansas   San Diego Chargers
4 97   Vince Newsome   Washington   Los Angeles Rams
4 103   Lionel Washington   Tulane   St. Louis Cardinals
4 106   Bo Metcalf   Baylor   Pittsburgh Steelers
5 115   Demetrious Johnson   Missouri   Detroit Lions
6 142   Steve Haworth   Oklahoma   Houston Oilers
6 143   Victor Heflin   Delaware State   Denver Broncos
6 157   George Schmitt   Delaware   St. Louis Cardinals
6 164   Eric Williams   North Carolina State   Pittsburgh Steelers
7 172   Myron Dupree   North Carolina Central   Denver Broncos
7 178   Perry Williams   North Carolina State   New York Giants
7 186   Carl Lee   Marshall   Minnesota Vikings
7 193   James Griffin   Middle Tennessee State   Cincinnati Bengals
8 200   Troy West   USC   Los Angeles Rams
8 206   David Greenwood   Wisconsin   New Orleans Saints
8 211   Bob Harris   Auburn   St. Louis Cardinals
8 214   Ronnie Lippett   Miami (Fla.)   New England Patriots
8 217   Davlin Mullen   Western Kentucky   New York Jets
9 226   Kevin Potter   Missouri   Houston Oilers
9 246   Al Gross   Arizona   Dallas Cowboys
9 247   Bobby Humphery   New Mexico State   New York Jets
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